Day: April 2, 2019

Waite Park assault suspect vehicle: Photo Credit Waite Park Police Department Media Release

Red Bull can assault in Waite Park

Waite Park officers are looking into an assault at a store on Division Street Saturday night. The assault occurred when a man purchased a can of Red Bull from the store and got into a verbal argument with the employee. The suspect then threw the full can of Red Bull into the employee’s face and immediately left the store in […]

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Amy Klobuchar announces presidential bid in Minneapolis at Boom Island Park - Photo Credit: AP Photo/Jim Mone

Amy Klobuchar releases tax returns

Amy Klobuchar is the latest 2020 presidential candidate to release her tax returns to the public. On Monday she released 12 years of returns, dating back to 2006 when she first became a candidate for federal office. “Transparency and accountability are fundamental to good governance” said the Minnesotan candidate. Democrats have criticized President Trump for refusing to make his tax […]

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St. Cloud Sexual Misconduct

A women is suing the Diocese of St. Cloud in a lawsuit accusing a Catholic Priest of sexual misconduct.  The woman says she was subjected to “unwelcome, offensive and ongoing verbal and physical sexual harassment”.  By Reverend Joseph Backowski, the woman was employed by the Diocese as a pastoral associate and will use the diocese as one of her defendants […]

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Flood Warnings for St. Cloud Rivers

Flood Warnings for St. Cloud Rivers

The Sauk River at St. Cloud is not expected to reach the flooding that many had hopes for.  The National Weather Service has said that the warning will end Wednesday morning.  The Sauk River was at 6.1 feet, and the minor flood stage is set a 6 feet.  The cold month of March along with the limited rain fall helped […]

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Red Carpet Nightclub Assault

Red Carpet Nightclub Assault

An incident early Sunday at the Red Carpet Nightclub in downtown St. Cloud saw two men arrested.  Kenyatta Gains who is 39 years old and from Sartell could face a possible charge of felony third-degree assault and misdemeanor fifth-degree assault.  The other man involved in the incident is Keshawn Charvontay Pernel Johnson, who is 23 years old and from St. […]

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Turkey Hunt for People with Physical Disabilities

Turkey Hunt for People with Physical Disabilities

Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Turkey Hunt for people with disabilities. Hunts will be at Rockville County Park & Nature Preserve from April 17 through April 30, 2019 and at Spring Hill County Park from April 17 through May 31, 2019. There are multiple seasons available at Midwest Outdoors Unlimited during late April and all throughout May, 2019 […]

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Trump Health Care

Trump Health Care

President Donald Trump has suggested that he will defer the GOP health plan until after the year 2020. His push for a Republican health care plan would replace the Affordable Care Act. On late Monday morning, Trump tweeted, “When Republicans hold the Senate & win back the house.” Congress will vote on a GOP plan after the elections. Trump surprised […]

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Walz Census

Walz Census

Governor Tim Walz has helped kick off a year-long drive to ensure that all Minnesota residents are counted in the upcoming 2020 census. The Democratic governor told a rally in the Capitol Rotunda on Monday that a fair democracy depends on everyone being counted. Similarly to 2010, the stakes are high, because Minnesota is once again on the cusp of […]

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Hopkins Killing

Hopkins Killing

A Hopkins man has been accused of using a butcher knife to kill his friend following the consumption of alcohol and marijuana. A criminal complaint charged 62-year-old Daniel Johnson with second-degree murder in the death of his friend. Police were called to the apartment on Friday night in downtown Hopkins where the victim was found with stab wounds to his […]

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New Zealand Gun Laws

New Zealand Gun Laws

New Zealand lawmakers have voted in the first step for new gun control measures after the mosque shooting last month. It would ban the types of weapons used those attacks. The bill will have to pass two additional votes before it comes law. New Zealand police minister Stuart Nash says gun ownership is a privilege, not a right in New […]

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